Presidio Graduate School has a creative, experienced, and passionate team of professionals to manage and grow the school’s administrative and academic operations. Our staff consists of seasoned academic and business executives, as well as experienced, entrepreneurial professionals from a number of diverse fields. Each member of the Presidio administration is committed to creating a culture of professionalism and excellence and is dedicated to Presidio’s mission.

Visit the PGS Contact Us page for general information and to reach specific departments.

Leadership Team

Suzanne FarverInterim President & Board Chair

Dariush RafinejadProvost & Core Faculty

Eric CetnarskiDirector of Operations


Kari DorthDirector of Admissions

Connor O'FarrellSenior Manager of Admissions and Experiential Learning

Laura LudwigDirector of Finance

Cathy HuieAcademic Affairs Coordinator

Tanya WelikyDirector of Marketing Communications

Nader AbdallahDirector of Information Technology

Sally Jernigan-SmithEvents and Program Coordinator

Emily ConradDirector of Development

Lynn BraunRegistrar

Kate McDillLibrarian

Neha HoraAdmissions Counselor​


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